Articles tagged with "awards"
COM's Marketing and Public Affairs Team Recognized at Conference
The College of the Mainland Marketing & Public Affairs Department was recognized with two silver awards at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District IV Annual Conference held in Grapevine, Texas.
COM Students Competing for Theater Awards
Theater students from College of the Mainland received Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival awards and will compete with students from a five-state region later this month in Abilene.
Fire Academy awards graduates
Now, 13 more firefighters are ready for life-saving duty after graduating from the College of the Mainland Fire Academy.
COM Foundation receives transparency recognition
College of the Mainland Foundation received the GuideStar Exchange Silver Participation Level, a symbol of transparency and accountability.
COM grad public servant of the year
The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce recently honored College of the Mainland graduate Jonathan Burns, 27, of Santa Fe, as public servant of the year.
COM student's design named official Mardi Gras poster
College of the Mainland student Chandler Mitchell’s winning Mardi Gras poster blends fantasy and reality.
COM police grad sweeps awards
For Jacob Williams’ family protecting others is a way of life.
COM Fire Academy honors top graduates
Standing out as exemplary among an outstanding group of 12 cadets, three students were honored at the COM Fire Academy graduation Dec. 12.
For COM LVN students of the year, loss inspires compassion
Hospitals formed the backdrop of much of Stephanie Macaluso’s life.
Opposites collide in pieces winning best in show at COM
Three students channeled opposing forces in their art and photography and won best in show at College of the Mainland's annual student exhibit.
COM receives energy award
College of the Mainland was recently presented with the Award for Energy Stewardship for saving enough energy in 15 months to effectively plant more than 53,744 trees.
COM students earn outstanding musician awards
The sound of sambas filling the air, four students in the College of the Mainland Jazz Ensemble won Outstanding Soloist Awards at the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Conference Jazz Festival.
COM Debate Team Sweeps Top Community College Honors
Continuing a four-tournament winning streak, College of the Mainland was recognized as the top community college in the sixth annual Eddy Shell Invitational Debate Tournament hosted by Bossier Parish Community College in Bossier City, La.
Inspirational instructors tie for COM Online Teacher of the Year
Tying for first place with an equal number of rave reviews from students, LaWanda Franks, right, and Kay Frieze, left, earned the College of the Mainland Online Teacher of the Year Award.
COM debate team's winning streak unbroken
Bounding to their third win this semester, the College of the Mainland Debate Team garnered the Top Community College Award at the Tiger Invitational International Public Debate Tournament held at East Texas Baptist University.
COM students' video takes first place at conference
Zip lining, swimming and enjoying the outdoors were just the start of the weekend for College of the Mainland students at the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Program’s Student Leadership Conference in Hawkins, Texas.
COM Upward Bound students rock Academic Bowl
When the final student had slammed the buzzer and the judges tallied the points, students from College of the Mainland won first place in the Upward Bound Academic Bowl held at Texas Southern University.
Top nursing graduates change careers, win awards
A former restaurant manager, certified nurse and two stay-at-home moms demonstrated it’s never too late to pursue your dreams as they received awards for excellence in nursing during College of the Mainland’s associate degree nursing program pinning ceremony.
Students win Outstanding Musician Awards
Alternating between playful swing tunes and somber ballads, 12 College of the Mainland students displayed their talents and earned Outstanding Musician Awards at the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Jazz Festival.
Top students awarded at first symposium
Building a wall against the Mississippi River seemed like a good idea in 1722, but 300 years of levees holding back the water have wreaked havoc on Louisiana's ecology, said College of the Mainland student Kristin Barnes at COMâ€™s first academic symposium.
COM debater awarded
Taryn Clark’s quick thinking and calmness under pressure was rewarded with a trophy at the Eddy Shell Invitational International Public Debate Association tournament in Bossier City, Louisiana.
COM named top ROI fire technology program
A solid education shouldn’t cost a fortune.
Graphic arts students create winning designs
Creating a dazzlingly intricate Mardi Gras poster is a far cry from designing astronaut badges for NASA, but for Sandra Wilkes, of League City, her innovation paid off.
COM program to save $2.8 million
This year, College of the Mainland is kicking off its commemoration of National Green Week by announcing its new energy conservation program estimated to save the college $2.8 million over the next 10 years.
COM guide named Best of LibGuides
Besides coffee, students have another resource to turn to in the late night hours when writing a paper.
COM excellence in nursing students awarded
Inserting IVs, dispensing medicine and calming nervous patients were all part of a 12-hour day’s work during clinicals for Kyle Tice and Kathy Maxey, winners of the College of the Mainland vocational nursing student awards.
COM students win best of show
For their originality, creativity and skill, three students garnered best of show awards during the COM Annual Student Art Show.
Lewis receives Distinguished Career Award
In recognition of her work promoting on-the-job safety, Cindy Lewis, director of the Gulf Coast Safety Institute, has received the Distinguished Career Award from her alma mater MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Il.
COM instructor receives Patriot Award
Carla Anderson, College of the Mainland department chair of public service careers and allied health, has received the Department of Defense’s Patriot Award for going above and beyond expectations to support her employee, Capt. Cheryl Bordwine, an Army Reserve member who was training at Ft. Hood at the time of the 2009 shooting.
Sowing seeds for education
Two outstanding Dickinson High School graduates designated College of the Mainland professors Dr. Bernie Smiley and Dr. Tracy Orr as “Seed Sower” teachers, educators who had made the greatest impact on their lives.
COM Adult Education receives top honors from Texas LEARNS
For the second year in a row, Texas LEARNS has awarded Platinum Level Recognition to College of the Mainland’s Adult Education Program for its high level of compliance with programmatic and financial reporting requirements.
COM professor inspires future doctors
Dr. Chris Allen, COM biology professor, has been voted “Most Outstanding and Inspirational Professor” by students in UTMB’s Medical Careers Diversity Program.
La Marque adopts city poster created by COM student
Acknowledging its history as the “Buttermilk Station,” La Marque adopted the official City of La Marque Historical Poster created by College of the Mainland graphic arts student Tina Gomez.
COM math professor wins second place in National SoftChalk Competition
Designated by SoftChalk software as a power user for uploading more lessons than any other user, Marilyn Larsen, associate professor of developmental math at College of the Mainland, won second place in the 2012 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.
COM creates Distinguished Alumni Award
College of the Mainland created the Distinguished Alumni Award to honor its remarkable alumni and their achievements. At spring commencement, Dr. Larry Durrence, interim president, announced the first recipients of the award: Julie Dues Masters, mayor of Dickinson; Mark E. Ciavaglia, Texas City attorney; and Troy E. Sybert, M.D.
COM students win Outstanding Musician Awards
The soulful sound of saxophones filled the air at the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Jazz Festival where nine College of the Mainland students won Outstanding Musician Awards.
Dr. Chris Allen wins Paragon Award
Student growth, service and academic success are goals that Dr. Chris Allen helps his Phi Theta Kappa students reach.